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Former Ross County player Steven Mackay making a 'life-changing' difference to children with 10-day NC500 run

23 May 2022
Former Ross County player Steven Mackay making a 'life-changing' difference to children with 10-day NC500 run

Former Ross County player Steven Mackay making a 'life-changing' difference to children with 10-day NC500 run

23 May 2022

Steven Mackay has been praised for making a "life-changing" difference to children across the north through his latest long-distance fundraising run.


Initial consultation finds support for proposed college merger involving Alness campus

14 May 2022
Initial consultation finds support for proposed college merger involving Alness campus

Initial consultation finds support for proposed college merger involving Alness campus

14 May 2022

The first phase of consultation on the proposed merger of North Highland College and two others in the UHI partnership has concluded.


Chancellor Rishi Sunak 'taking people for fools' over spring statement, says Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone

23 March 2022
Chancellor Rishi Sunak 'taking people for fools' over spring statement, says Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone

Chancellor Rishi Sunak 'taking people for fools' over spring statement, says Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone

23 March 2022

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has branded the spring statement delivered by Rishi Sunak as “simply pathetic” and a "disgrace".


Highland health chief stresses need to maintain guard on Covid as restrictions eased

24 February 2022
Highland health chief stresses need to maintain guard on Covid as restrictions eased

Highland health chief stresses need to maintain guard on Covid as restrictions eased

24 February 2022

A Highland health chief says we must "keep up our guard" after plans to lift the remaining Covid legal restrictions were outlined by Nicola Sturgeon.


New £2m fund from Scottish Government for outdoor education centres

08 February 2022
New £2m fund from Scottish Government for outdoor education centres

New £2m fund from Scottish Government for outdoor education centres

08 February 2022

Outdoor education centres facing financial challenges as a result of the pandemic can apply this month to a new £2 million fund.


New figures reveal growing reliance on post offices as bank branches close

08 February 2022
New figures reveal growing reliance on post offices as bank branches close

New figures reveal growing reliance on post offices as bank branches close

08 February 2022

New figures show how communities and businesses are increasingly relying on post offices to deposit and withdraw cash as bank branches disappear.


Online events look at Parkinson’s research and treatments and allow connections to be made

23 January 2022
Online events look at Parkinson’s research and treatments and allow connections to be made

Online events look at Parkinson’s research and treatments and allow connections to be made

23 January 2022

People affected by Parkinson's are being given the opportunity to learn more about research and treatments at a series of online events this month.


Smoke alarm plans branded 'shambolic' by Highlands and Islands MSP amid calls for further delay to implementation of Scottish Government backed scheme

22 January 2022
Smoke alarm plans branded 'shambolic' by Highlands and Islands MSP amid calls for further delay to implementation of Scottish Government backed scheme

Smoke alarm plans branded 'shambolic' by Highlands and Islands MSP amid calls for further delay to implementation of Scottish Government backed scheme

22 January 2022

A policy requiring all householders in Scotland to install interlinked fire alarms has been described by a Highlands and Islands MSP as "shambolic".


MP Jamie Stone tells Boris Johnson he must resign saying 'the jig is up'

12 January 2022
MP Jamie Stone tells Boris Johnson he must resign saying 'the jig is up'

MP Jamie Stone tells Boris Johnson he must resign saying 'the jig is up'

12 January 2022

The Easter Ross MP added his voice to calls for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to quit over the 'partygate' controversy


WATCH: Highland musician Brandon McPhee teams up with grandad for social media hit

03 January 2022
WATCH: Highland musician Brandon McPhee teams up with grandad for social media hit

WATCH: Highland musician Brandon McPhee teams up with grandad for social media hit

03 January 2022

Brandon McPhee says he is "really proud" of his grandad after a video of the duo playing accordion tunes became a New Year hit on social media.


£10,000 gift for Raigmore Hospital ward from sales of grateful north man's book

26 December 2021
£10,000 gift for Raigmore Hospital ward from sales of grateful north man's book

£10,000 gift for Raigmore Hospital ward from sales of grateful north man's book

26 December 2021

A hospital ward where patients receive cancer treatment has been given a £10,000 gift thanks to a Caithness man's storytelling abilities.


More than 90 per cent of older and vulnerable people in NHS Highland area fully vaccinated

24 December 2021
More than 90 per cent of older and vulnerable people in NHS Highland area fully vaccinated

More than 90 per cent of older and vulnerable people in NHS Highland area fully vaccinated

24 December 2021

NHS Highland has hailed the "fantastic" progress of its vaccination programme with over 170,000 booster or third dose jabs having been delivered.


Still much more to do in fight against HIV and Aids, says Easter Ross MP

03 December 2021
Still much more to do in fight against HIV and Aids, says Easter Ross MP

Still much more to do in fight against HIV and Aids, says Easter Ross MP

03 December 2021

Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has warned that there is "still much more to do" in the fight against HIV and Aids.


New grant scheme to support community groups in Highlands with climate change projects

19 November 2021
New grant scheme to support community groups in Highlands with climate change projects

New grant scheme to support community groups in Highlands with climate change projects

19 November 2021

A new grant scheme will offer funding to help community groups in the Highlands and Islands work with a researcher to run climate change projects.


'Urban-centric' electric vehicle policy is 'frankly insulting' to the Highlands

19 November 2021
 'Urban-centric' electric vehicle policy is 'frankly insulting' to the Highlands

'Urban-centric' electric vehicle policy is 'frankly insulting' to the Highlands

19 November 2021

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has accused the UK government of adopting an "urban-centric" policy on funding for EVs.


Young people must be at heart of recovery, says Ross MSP as she backs first Scottish Careers Week

19 November 2021
Young people must be at heart of recovery, says Ross MSP as she backs first Scottish Careers Week

Young people must be at heart of recovery, says Ross MSP as she backs first Scottish Careers Week

19 November 2021

Young people in the Highlands deserve support to ensure they are at the heart of the economic recovery after the pandemic, Maree Todd has said.


Highland space project supporter to highlight 'crucial' role of peatland at COP26

09 November 2021
Highland space project supporter to highlight 'crucial' role of peatland at COP26

Highland space project supporter to highlight 'crucial' role of peatland at COP26

09 November 2021

A leading supporter of the Sutherland spaceport will tell COP26 about the "crucial" role of peatland in reducing the impact of global warming.


Entertainer Brandon McPhee says online concerts 'will never replace the real thing' ahead of north dates which include Tain

17 October 2021
Entertainer Brandon McPhee says online concerts 'will never replace the real thing' ahead of north dates which include Tain

Entertainer Brandon McPhee says online concerts 'will never replace the real thing' ahead of north dates which include Tain

17 October 2021

Brandon McPhee has admitted that virtual concerts "will never replace the real thing” as he and his band prepare to go on the road again.


'Reasons to remain optimistic' after Caithness misses out on trailblazing nuclear fusion plant

15 October 2021
'Reasons to remain optimistic' after Caithness misses out on trailblazing nuclear fusion plant

'Reasons to remain optimistic' after Caithness misses out on trailblazing nuclear fusion plant

15 October 2021

A FAR North bid to host the STEP prototype power plant is not among the five that are shortlisted.


Brandon McPhee itching to get back on stage with Tain date next week

14 October 2021
Brandon McPhee itching to get back on stage with Tain date next week

Brandon McPhee itching to get back on stage with Tain date next week

14 October 2021

Brandon McPhee says virtual concerts 'will never replace the real thing' as he and his band prepare to hit the road again, with Tain on the itinerary.


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